Re: Is Ubuntu a debian derivative or is it a fork?
On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 08:49:34AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> *Especially* with their "everything is in Arch" philosophy. There are
> good reasons that people may choose Subversion or Darcs instead. Every
> VC I've ever used falls flat on its face in certain common scenarios,
> and Arch is no more a silver bullet than Darcs, Subversion, or CVS.
Certainly not, and I haven't claimed as such. I mentioned which system we
would be using, for informational purposes, in response to a comment about
using revision control to aid collaboration.
> I would be very pleased to have Ubuntu folks track my Darcs
> repositories. But at the same time, I don't *expect* them to. Sending
> me diffs as wishlist bugs is still fine.
I expect that integrating with darcs will be a lower priority than with more
popular revision control systems.
> Just don't expect me to dig out arch and try to apply Arch diffs to my
> darcs repos. Isn't going to happen.
I don't expect any particular involvement on the part of any individual
developer, just sharing a bit about how we intend to attack the problem of
managing all of these source code branches.